Children’s Tales From Around the World

Saint Mary’s College’s Children’s Tales From Around the Globe is an on-demand dance theatre film of stories inspired by the books Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola, My Feet Are Laughing by Lissette Norman, Call Me Tree by Maya Christina Gonzalez, The Corn Story, and other favorite childhood tales from the Saint Mary’s College dancers’/actors’ diverse cultures. Post-show discussion topics and ideas for lessons can be emailed […]

An Old Friend in a New Light: Reflections on Collaboration in Bharatanatyam

With roots in temple ritual and salons passed from generation to generation through the hereditary dance and music community of Tamil Nadu, in post-colonial India, the practice began to attract students and performers from various backgrounds around the world as a performing art.

In Dance Article Archive

An archive of articles and news, drawn from back issues of In Dance and other sources, on topics that interest and affect the dance field at the regional, national and international levels. 2021 Fall Summer Spring Winter 2020 Fall Spring/Summer April March January/February 2019 December November October September July/August June May April March January/February 2018 […]

We Write Ourselves as We Move

I was born in the early 1980s in the coastal city of Durban, South Africa, to a nurse and a lawyer.

FACT/SF: Diffusion

Join FACT/SF for our return to live and in-person performances! Created by Charles Slender-White and a cast of 7 performers, Diffusion takes audience members on a guided, 45-minute walking tour through one of San Francisco’s most beloved open spaces, Glen Canyon Park. Performances will begin at the park’s main entrance (near the intersection of Elk and Chenery). […]

FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL – 20th Anniversary

The 20th annual FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender, gender-nonconforming, and queer performance, showcasing dance, theater, music, poetry, and comedy – expands to two weeks of FREE online performances, presented from June 18-27 during Pride 2021 – and features edgy, exquisite, and extraordinary performances by 40+ groundbreaking transgender, non-binary, queer, BIPOC, Deaf and disabled artists and […]

Burn Scars

You can still see the burn scars that dot the hills near the campus where I live, which is on the unceded territory of the Awaswas-speaking Uypi tribe and the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band

FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL – 20th Anniversary

The 20th annual FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender, gender-nonconforming, and queer performance, showcasing dance, theater, music, poetry, and comedy – expands to two weeks of FREE online performances, presented from June 18-27 during Pride 2021 – and features edgy, exquisite, and extraordinary performances by 40+ groundbreaking transgender, non-binary, queer, BIPOC, Deaf and disabled artists and […]

FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL – 20th Anniversary

The 20th annual FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender, gender-nonconforming, and queer performance, showcasing dance, theater, music, poetry, and comedy – expands to two weeks of FREE online performances, presented from June 18-27 during Pride 2021 – and features edgy, exquisite, and extraordinary performances by 40+ groundbreaking transgender, non-binary, queer, BIPOC, Deaf and disabled artists and […]

FACT/SF: Diffusion

Join FACT/SF for our return to live and in-person performances! Created by Charles Slender-White and a cast of 7 performers, Diffusion takes audience members on a guided, 45-minute walking tour through one of San Francisco’s most beloved open spaces, Glen Canyon Park. Performances will begin at the park’s main entrance (near the intersection of Elk and Chenery). […]